The latest edition of the Nanotechnology newsletter is now available.

Geologist, Tshiamo Legoale wins the FameLab South Africa competition: Taking African Science to the World

Congratulations Tshiamo!

Learn about physics the fun way at SAASTA’s Johannesburg Observatory.

The South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA) aims to advance public awareness, appreciation and engagement of science, engineering and technology in South Africa.


Zululand Science Festival (ZulFest)

22 – 27 May 2017

ZulFest 2017 will be celebrating African discoveries and inventions. Aptly theme ‘Africa-nology’, ZulFest 2017 will highlight and celebrate all things home grown. The festival will run from 22 – 27 May.

Science Unlimited – Kwalata

23 – 25 May 2017

Science Unlimited returns to the Dinokeng Big Five Game Reserve with an exciting programme of physics, maths and life science events; interactive exhibitions and educational theatre!

Eding! International Science Festival – Klerksdorp

24 – 27 July 2017

An African Science Festival that showcases the best of African Science advancement. Come and experience a wow moment with many Science facilities and bursary holders at the Klerksdorp Banquet Hall, North West province.

Science from the Land, a journey.

Sasol TechnoX – Secunda

31 July – 4 August 2017

Sasol Techno X will be held in Secunda,Mpumalanga from 31 July – 4 August.This exhibition seeks to expose, at a practical level, the many facets of technology and encourage learners to explore the wide range of exciting disciplines and career choices that mathematics, science and technology offer.

National Science Week 2017

5 – 12 August 2017

National Science Week will take place from 5 – 12 August 2017.The theme for 2017 is “Advancing Science Tourism ”.

4th Annual Rural Education Festival @ Mopani Science Festival

11 – 15 September 2017

The 4th Annual Rural Education Festival will take place on the 11 – 15 of September at Sekgosese secondary school in Limpopo province,Modjadjiskloof under the following themes :

Main theme : Science contributes to economic development.

Sub – theme : Food and water for future,science feeding the world.

STEM Community Day – Rustenburg

14 – 15 October 2017

A STEM Community Day is a science and tech fair held in a community focused on building awareness and interest in STEMI and also to demonstrate the importance of STEM through showcasing STEM in individual, corporate and entrepreneur settings.

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